Faye Dean Ellis, 79, of Conway, AR, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 14, 2018. She was born June 16, 1938 in Little Rock, AR to the late William and Ada (Beavers) Whitcomb. Faye was preceded in death by her son, David Scott Ellis, brothers, Ray and John Whitcomb; and Bandit her loving Shihtzu.
Dave and Faye were married in 1958, as a military wife they traveled many places and put their roots down in Arkansas. They attended many churches throughout the years but Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Plumerville and First Baptist Church of Damascus were like family to them. Faye was described as a loving person who was a caregiver to not only her family but her children at the daycare she owned and her precious dogs. She was loved very much by her friends and family, who will dearly miss the way she made you feel special and loved.
Left to cherish her memory is her loving family, husband of 60 years, David A. Ellis, daughters, Jacqueline Brodie (Jeff), Terry Peart, Carol Fletcher (Jeff), and Stacy Dianne Ellis; 6 grandchildren, Shannon Whitcomb, Mathew Whitcomb (Elise), Rebecca Doughty, Brian Fletcher (Jennifer), Amy Fletcher (fiancé Kris Hurtt), and Caitlyn Fletcher; 2 great-grandchildren, Elia Whitcomb and MacKenzie Fletcher; sisters, Macie O’dwyer (Sean) and Deborah Ellis; brothers, William Whitcomb, Jr. and Donald Whitcomb (Doris); special friend, Joyce, and precious dogs, Toby and Lilly.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105
Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway. Graveside service will be 1:00 pm, Thursday, April 19th at Crestlawn Memorial Park.